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Oct 13, 2012 4:30pm PDT
"endeavour," as it makes its way through the city to california science center. a weird sight isn't it? journey of 15 miles. taking two days. the shuttle left lax early friday morning. at top speed of 2 miles an hour, shuttle controllers are maneuvering through some of the tightest spots on the route, dodging buildings, power poles and crossing the 405. spectacular. stephanie stanton has the latest for us tonight. >> reporter: fans lined the streets for it. >> oh, my god, huge. really huge. amazing to see that. this was -- in space now here in eaglewood. >> at top speed of 2 miles an hour, officials continue to navigate the 170,000 pound shuttle, avoiding trees, street lights and buildings. last night around midnight, engineers were faced with one of their most difficult maneuvers yet. getting endeavor across the 405. crews spend hours, transferring to a dolly to comply with department of transportation regulation. this morning midway through the journey, the shuttle made the stop at historic forum in inglewood for a special ceremony. ♪ >> city officials and three astronaut whose fle
Oct 7, 2012 8:30pm PDT
. the governor jerry brown directed the california air resources board to allow the immediate production of the winter blend of gasoline. usually that switch doesn't happen for another few weeks but by doing this, the fuel supply will greatly increase and industry experts say while the changeover to the winter blend will help they are expecting prices to stabilize soon anyway. that's because the spike was due, in part, to a power outage at a refinery among other issues and that refinery is back online. it was back online on friday. you can see there's a crowd here and it's been like this all day. people looking for any bargain any way they can get it. live in san jose, kimberly terry, nbc bay area news. >> kimberly, thank you. >>> new details tonight on a homicide investigation in the east bay. police in hercules are asking for the public's help tonight after finding a woman dead in her own home crime tape surrounds the family's home. the police found the body of 55-year-old suzi ko inside the home on friday night and say she suffered a traumatic injury to her head. a neighbor found the
Oct 6, 2012 8:00pm PDT
their faces took to the streets near california and battery, vandalizing cars and businesses and disrupting traffic along the way. when police in riot gear intervened, protesters reportedly threw flares and bags of paint at the officers. one officer was hit in the head, but he is expected to be okay. police say some of the protesters were armed with hammers, ice picks, and other weapons. it's still unclear at this point what they were protesting. >>> and now on to the bay's big weekend. baseball, fleet week, america's cup to name a few. between today and tomorrow, the city is expecting close to one million visitors. those visitors were warned traffic could be terrible. but so far getting into san francisco actually hasn't been so bad. here is a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. this is about as empty as it gets getting into the city. we have crews throughout the city tonight. we want to begin with nbc bay area's monte francis. he is along the waterfront. monte is covering fleet week, the blue angels, and all thacht monte? >> reporter: good evening. even with so much happening in the c
Oct 6, 2012 3:30pm PDT
million in the 48 hours after the debate. >>> california set a dubious record today, gas prices have hit an all-time high, the state average for a gallon of unleaded is $4.61, the highest in the country and high as the state record set back in 2008. california gas prices are expected to increase for several more days before leveling off. analysts say a temporary reduction in supply triggered that increase. >>> and right now, we want to check in on america's cup back in san francisco. big crowds are gathering to watch the semifinals, just about to get under way. let's go out to nbc bay area's laurence scott. lau laurence, the championship roundzs are approaching. >> reporter: they are. the match race semifinals about to take place in 20 minutes, later this evening we will know who that match racing champion is when they have the finals after a series of fleet races. but i want to tell you that we've got the fleet race finals right here on nbc bay area tomorrow with our coverage starting at 1:30. right now i want to show you everything that has been leading up to today's action, right here
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